Jul 27 2005

SHELBY ANNOUNCES OVER $1 MILLION FOR GUNTERSVILLE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

WASHINGTON, D. C. — U.S. Senator Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala) announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation will be releasing $1,073164 to the Guntersville Municipal Airport. These funds will be used to acquire land for the Guntersville Municipal Airport.

Senator Shelby said, “I am pleased to announce over $1 million for the Guntersville Municipal Airport. These funds will be used to acquire land for the development and expansion of the airport so that it may better accommodate the needs of the fast-growing Guntersville area. After this expansion takes place, larger business jets will be able to safely land on the airport’s runway.”

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